Preschool and Kindergarten Information

Bedford County offers a variety of preschool opportunities. These programs receive funds from the local, state, and federal level. Programs are contingent upon funding & program locations are subject to change.  Eligibility to participate is based on state and federal guidelines.  Enrollment begins with children who are most eligible based on the application process.

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Virginia Preschool Initiative (VPI)

Virginia Preschool Initiative Programs (VPI) are state and locally funded programs that provide quality preschool opportunities for four-year-old children. Currently, Bedford County has a total of eleven VPI classrooms located throughout the county in our elementary schools.

 

For more information contact:
Cindy Perdue
Kindergarten Readiness Facilitator
cperdue@bedford.k12.va.us

Early Childhood Special Education (ECSE)

Early Childhood Special Education programs (ECSE) are offered to children with disabilities, and the referral process is ongoing. ECSE classrooms provide students with the services they need while promoting inclusivity and collaboration with our other preschool programs.

 
   

Preschoolers Learning Together (PLT)

The Preschoolers Learning Together program is an option for children who do not qualify for our free preschool programs. It is a four day a week program (Monday-Thursday) and costs $100.00 a month. Students must be at least 3 years old and cannot have turned 5 by September 30, 2021.  
Information and Guidelines are provided 

Families must complete the PreK Application Intake process for this program as well as the PLT Parent Agreement. Children must participate in a developmental screening and a play date.

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